23% annual growth of Vietnam’s wellness sector

According to Việt Nam News, the average annual growth rate of wellness tourism arrivals in Việt Nam was 23%. No source of this data was given.

The article says that wellness travel to Việt Nam has great potential, but this new kind of tourism has not been effectively exploited, despite the number of potential wellness destinations and landscapes.

It claims that according to Wego and TrustYou, the Việt Nam cities of Hà Nội and Hội An have great wellness potential, and are listed among the top 10 tourist destinations for wellness tourism services in Asia. Hà Nội ranks in the top 5.

The article quotes Nguyễn Thanh Bình, deputy director of Việt Nam National Administration of Tourism’s Hotel Department, saying that in recent years the strong growth in the number of international and domestic tourists had increased investment in hotels, resorts, and tourism apartments. The annual room growth rate was estimated at 12% over the last few years, Bình said.